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Salt Lake City
  • City in Utah

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade A+

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Salt Lake City is a city in Utah with a population of 197,756. Salt Lake City is in Salt Lake County and is one of the best places to live in Utah. Living in Salt Lake City offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Salt Lake City there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Salt Lake City and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Salt Lake City are above average.

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About Salt Lake City...
Population
197,756

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$314,500
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$985
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    52%
  • Own
    48%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    391.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    6.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    115.6
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    199.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    637.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    4,397.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    622.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    21%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    21%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  12%

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